Russia

Trade , International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

EU Prepares Response to Nord Stream US Sanctions Threat

Commission says that the threatened US sanctions could violate international law.

June 30, 2020

Exploration & Production , International , Shale Plays

Insight: Russia Takes a Leaf Out the US Shale Oil Playbook

Russia is taking a leaf out of the U.S. shale playbook so it can ramp up oil production quickly and hang on to its share of the global market when demand finally recovers after the coronavirus pandemic.

June 25, 2020

Legislation , International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

US Senators Move to Tighten Sanctions on Delayed Russia-to-Germany Gas Pipeline

U.S. senators revealed a bill on June 4 expanding sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and targeting the project Washington says will boost Moscow’s economic and political influence in Germany and other European countries.

June 5, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Senators Expected to Introduce Sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2

Measure by Cruz and Shaheen could be proposed by June 1.

June 1, 2020

International , Construction , Pipelines

Senators Weigh Additional Sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2

Shaheen, Cruz consider broadening the scope of their sanctions legislation.

May 28, 2020

Crude Oil , International

Russian Minister, Oil Majors Reported to Discuss Output Cut Extension

The meeting is seen as support for stabilizing oil markets.

May 27, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

EU Court Throws Out Challenge from Russian-Backed Nord Stream 2

General Court leaves it up to the member states to enforce the rules.

May 21, 2020

Crude Oil

Ukraine’s Odessa Gets First WTI Cargo

Country has moved to diversify its supply away from Russia.

May 21, 2020

Crude Oil , International

Sources: Russian Oil Output Dips Toward OPEC+ Quota Limit

Energy Ministry ordered companies to cut production by 20%.

May 20, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Germany Denies Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Waiver of EU Rules

Rules apply to operation, not construction of gas pipeline.

May 15, 2020